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American Hiking Society is the national voice of hikers. As hiking experts, American Hiking Society can provide insightful information and resources on all things hiking.

American Hiking Society champions conservation issues, supports volunteer stewardship, and provides critical resources to help plan, fund, and develop trails. We also provide resources to the public about how and where to hike and are committed to increasing the participation and enjoyment of hiking by everyone.

Press & Media Inquiries

Please send general inquiries to Maggie Peikon, Manager of Communications, at  or call 301.565.6704x703.


For inquiries regarding Volunteer Vacations, please email Ellie Place, Program Manager at or call 301.565.6704x704. 

Recent Press Releases

American Hiking Society and Moosejaw Announce Grant Recipients for 2023 National Trails Day® Micro-Grant Program

May 16, 2023

Grants to reduce barriers to participation in National Trails Day® on Saturday, June 3. Silver Spring, MD –  American Hiking…

National Trails Day® Celebration to Improve Trails and Communities

May 2, 2023

People in all 50 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and beyond will come together on June 3, 2023, to celebrate…

Tens of Thousands to Unite in Honor of National Trails Day®

April 13, 2023

Inclusive Trail Events Will Leave the Trails and the Outdoor Community Better on June 3, 2023 Silver Spring, MD – April…

Trail Leaders Unite in the Nation’s Capital for Hike the Hill® Advocacy Week

February 9, 2023

Meeting with Congress and federal agency leaders to advance trail priorities February 12–17 Trail leaders from across the country will…

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